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Parliamentary Questions

Question On Notice No. 2224 asked in the Legislative Council on 25 June 2019 by Hon Donna Faragher

Question Directed to the: Minister for Education and Training
Minister responding: Hon S.M. Ellery
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Question

(1) I refer to Building Condition Assessment reports undertaken by the Department of Education for Western Australian public schools, and I ask for the financial years 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19, what was the total amount of funding made available for maintenance at each of the following schools:
(a) Beeliar Primary School;
(b) Coogee Primary School;
(c) Jandakot Primary School;
(d) Newton Primary School;
(e) South Coogee Primary School;
(f) Spearwood Alternative School;
(g) Success Primary School; and
(h) Yangebup Primary School?
(2) For all schools referred to in (1), what is the amount to be made available for maintenance in 2019-20?

Answered on 20 August 2019

1)

SCHOOL

2015-16

($)

2016-17

($)

2017-18

($)

2018-19

($)

TOTAL

($)

a)          Beeliar Primary School

228 695

67 203

242 330

88 494

626 722

b)          Coogee Primary School

185 077

154 874

233 659

209 014

782 624

c)          Jandakot Primary School

190 476

189 689

156 550

238 579

775 294

d)          Newton Primary School

95 677

175 559

150 257

102 436

523 929

e)          South Coogee Primary School

107 191

273 042

171 698

198 347

750 278

f)           Spearwood Alternative School

90 700

85 557

102 797

88 300

367 354

g)          Success Primary School

199 212

137 084

129 544

246 630

712 470

h)          Yangebup Primary School

137 346

181 858

158 449

485 203

962 856

Data Source:        

Department of Finance Building Management and Works (BMW) Data Warehouse 2018-19 data as at 24 June 2019. Includes expenditures funded by schools where works were arranged by BMW. 

2)         Funding is managed centrally and is allocated to address needs in schools as they arise.  Schools may elect to manage their own faults and breakdowns up to a maximum of $5000 per event and receive an allocation from the central maintenance account. Schools may also use part of their one-line budget to undertake maintenance and minor works projects.